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Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm PST
is the meeting tomorrow between obama and abe a meeting about china? >> even the japanese economy is about china. the american economy relies on them for the military and -- to maintain a stable balance of power in action -- they are concerned of a change in power. chinese growth makes the japanese economy important. and they will talk about china. >> they have to have japan act -- the second and third largest economies in china and japan, and japan is the counterbalance. >> the u.s. doesn't have the ability to stop china's growth, and will the major economies have the clout to write the rules and set the norms that make sure china's rise is useful. >> we could be talking ofut the security concerns china and japan. this is almost the same, keeping a check on the rising china. >> containing china is not in our means. there is a finite security problem, the island dispute where both sides have been more robust, shall we say, in pursuing the claims as japan buys the islands and china by swarming the waters with paramilitary units, much more aggrressive in the rules of engagement. the prime minister
PBS
Feb 19, 2013 2:30pm PST
of attacks back to a building in shanghai as part of china's military unit. beijing said the report is groundless and denies any involvement. >> it might not look much like the nerve center of one of the most powerful cyber warfare operations on the planet. but according to reports this military base, the people's liberation army unit is exactly that. the american computer security company has invested -- investigated breaches at hundreds of organizations and says it has traced the likely source of the tax to one district of shanghai. the district where unit 61398 is located. the report concludes the groups conducting the attacks are based primarily in china and the chinese government is aware of them. of that nondescript military tower block it says it is one of the most prolific cyber- espionage groups in terms of the sheer quantity of information stolen. in response, china's foreign ministry repeated the denial made many times before. that china engages in large- scale cyber-espionage. >> internet hacking attacks are an international problem that should be resolved on the basis o
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
is spending a day. -- spending big. today there was another development in the ongoing standoff between china and japan in the east china seas. a day after accusing the warship of using weapons on a japanese destroyer, japan's prime minister fired back, describing it as a provocative act. he said the country's need to go back to a strategic partnership with mutual benefit. after the recent flare-up, is that possible? >> on january 30, japan says the chinese navy locked its radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. about 10 days earlier, tokyo says another chinese for gates -- chinese frigate did the same to a helicopter. japan cost prime minister condemned the incident. >> at a time they are resuming talks, it is regrettable china has carried out provocative action towards japan. >> the incidents are reported to have taken place close to this group of islands in the east china sea, which japan controls but china claims as its own. for months japanese and chinese coast guard ships have been engaged in a game of cat and mouse around the islands. china has sought to assert its claims.
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
thousands performing in china's new year television spectacular. we get the first ever backstage glimpse of rehearsals. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. the birthplace of the arab spring is facing its biggest crisis since its revolution two years ago. tens of thousands of mourners attended the funeral procession in tunisia of the murdered opposition politician chokri belaid, a political killing that rocked the fledgling democracy and highlighted divisions between liberals, secular tunisian, and conservative islamists. >> there was genuine anguish across tunisia today. no or more so than in the home of chokri belaid. his wife and father sitting dignified. words of support to his daughter, whose father was assassinated on wednesday. a political murder that threatens to undermine to nietzsche's fledgling revolution -- undermined tunisia's fledgling revolution. >> my father wanted it to the democratic with a bright future. he always said the country was full of good things and believe political progress was possible here. >> as the coffin was
PBS
Feb 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
" at the bolshoi. now to china. an estimated 700 million people will tune in to china central television's lunar new year gala. the performance has become unstable family fare, a staple tv moment like few others -- the performance has become family fare, a staple tv moment like few others. >> backstage, a chance to see the performers about to face a very big audience indeed. hundreds of musicians, actors, and dancers are getting ready for one of the most-watched tv shows on the planet. china's lunar new year gala has been growing ever grander since it began in 1983, but this year, the directors have been ordered to produce a show more frugal in tone in line with the recent crackdown on corruption and official extravagance. it is a rare intervention these days. china's diverse ethnicity is always feature underlining national unity, but direct political messages have been scaled back. >> it is a really wonderful platform. i think as a classical musician, this is a very nice place to share our artwork. normally, we play only in a concert hall, and this is another stage you can share probably with s
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
tougher retaliation. >> to china now where a truck carrying fireworks has exploded on an elevated highway. part of the road collapsed. vehicles were sent flying into the air and plunged 30 meters into the valley below. at least five people are known to have been killed but the figure is hard to verify as we now report. >> the laurie ladened with fireworks was passing over a high elevated section of road when it exploded. the force of the blast is said to have blown cars into the air. others came down with the collapsing highway, falling 30 meters into the valley below. china's official state-run news agency reported that a total of 25 vehicles had been vovened. in the runup to chinese new year, there is a huge demand for fireworks, of course, and they are sometimes transported and stored in unsafe conditions. a store room explosion in the same province back in 2006 killed 36 people and injured dozens more. the explosion is likely to effect travel in the country's central hue unanimous province and beyond. the holiday sees tens of millions of migrant workers returning to their home village
PBS
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
it a highly provocative act. even the only major ally china is expecting from opposition. from south korea, and david reports. >> in an isolated paranoid nation this was hailed as a moment of national pride. >> this proves how great our military is, even if millions of enemies is half as we will win. - attack us we will one. >> this was about half as a parable of the atom -- powerful of the atom bombs america dropped on japan. last december, north korea put a satellite into orbit. it was in defiance of u.n. resolutions and marked a major step in its reocket technology. they say they have made a nuclear bomb that may be small of to mount on the rocket. kim jong-un is barely 30 years old. some thought he might bring change to this port country. he seems to have decided nuclear bombs, not economic reform, is what will guarantee the survival of his regime. the korean peninsula was divided by war 60 years ago. south koreans reach beyond the dreams of northerners have grown used to protect and have shut them off. north korea has managed to militarize their nuclear weapons. the implications are f
PBS
Feb 20, 2013 2:30pm PST
securities firm pointing the finger at china. i am joined by tom, who was a member of the commission on cyber security. the administration tiptoed over whether china was responsible for these cyber attacks. >> i think they are signaling to the rest of the world but we are more willing to not only publicly embarrass those regimes but the use hard and soft power. >> what did you say could be done to protect u.s. computer systems? >> we recommend a number of things, first to modernize authority for criminal penalties as well as to regulate statutes, to improve the way they protect data. many have taken a lackadaisical approach to securing them, over relying on things to protect themselves. >> are those vulnerable? >> every system is vulnerable. they said there are those of us who know they have been hit and those who do not know. there are only two types, and we need to understand there is a multiplicity of factors. it is a free fire zone, and nations to not control the lawlessness. >> what is the worst-case scenario? what are we talking about, the stock exchange going down? >> it is about manip
PBS
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
that its computer networks have been targeted by hackers and china beginning when it published a story about the committed wealth of the premier. the new u.n. report says that israeli settlements in the occupied territories of violate the rights of palestinians. they claim the settlements are systematically driving palestinians off of the land and subjected them to discrimination and intimidation. israel has responded by calling the report and the u.n. human rights council biased. the french defense minister says that three weeks of air strikes have left islamist rebels scattered and disarray. france's military operation to reclaim northern mali has been swift and successful, but the conflict is not over yet. people from the south are joining the battle and many are seeking revenge for atrocities committed during the straight islamist rule. >> ready to die for their country, these young men appear to go home. for months, they have been training in this camp south of the front line, bruising over what happened last year. and that is when rebels came to their home in timbuktu. >> they ti
PBS
Feb 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
president obama and japanese prime minister abe, where japan's tensions with china were very much in the forefront. >> suarez: our week long focus on guns, "after newtown" wraps up tonight with a report from chicago on the public health crisis in the city in the wake of rising gun violence. >> the people who come in after having been shot are some of the highest risk folks. these are people who have been shot, who may have been shot before, and really without some intervention, without some life- changing moment, the trajectory's either going to be jail or death. >> woodruff: mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> suarez: and, as a magistrate grants oscar pistorius bail, we talk to charlayne hunter gault about how his arrest has focused attention on the unusually high rate of violence against women in south africa. >> domestic violence is shot through the entire society from the highest of the highed in socioeconomic terms to the lowest of the low. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight'sws
PBS
Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
their oscars. a new round of nuclear talks get therway between iran and u.s., uk, russia, china, france, and germany. american officials are attending the talks in context on -- inc. akhstan.nded -- in kaz talks likean wants this to put it on the world stage. it wants to be seen as having a lead role, especially when it comes to the control of nuclear weapons. after the collapse of the soviet gave up itshstan nuclear weapons. it wants to play the role of honest broker. it will be hard to make progress. in recent years, there have been several rounds of negotiations. little progress was made. each side comes to the table with strong demands. this group wants more access to nuclear sites for inspection. to uraniumran enrichment at five -- 5%. it is currently up to 20%. they want it to limit stockpiles of enriched uranium. iran wants the west to recognize its right of enrichment and to start to dithch the sanctions. the talks are sure to be difficult. the international community says it is bringing offers which are serious and substantial. upcoming elections to worry about. these negotiati
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